Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the novel COVID-19 virus, the Farmington Community Library is closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through Monday, April 13. At this time, we are scheduled to reopen for normal business hours at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14. Read more details...

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COVID-19 Preparedness

Farmington Community Library Response to COVID-19

Keeping You Safe is Our Priority

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus and to help mitigate the spread, the Farmington Community Library will remain closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through Monday, April 13. At this time, we are scheduled to reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, April 14 at 9:00 a.m.

For those who have checked out any item(s), we encourage you to please keep all those Library items with you until we reopen. Overdue fines will be waived during this time. Book drops will be closed as we will not be accepting returns. Please do not leave Library items at Farmington Community Library buildings or return them to other libraries. You are responsible for lost or damaged materials.

We encourage you to take advantage of our many digital offerings that are just a click away! Your FCL Library Card gives you access to a multitude of e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and streaming content, as well as research and informational databases. Visit www.farmlib.org/digital-library and www.farmlib.org/databaes for these materials, and contact the Library for assistance.

Please know that we are taking this pandemic seriously and have made this decision in the best interest of our patrons and staff. We wish you and your loved ones continued health and safety!

Warmest regards,

Riti Grover


Information to Help You Know the Facts and Stay Safe

Know the Facts

  • Diseases can make anyone sick regardless of their race or ethnicity.
  • People who have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or people who live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread are at an increased risk of exposure.
  • Someone who has completed quarantine or has been released from isolation does not pose a risk of infection to other people.
  • You can help stop COVID-19 by knowing the signs and symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath.
  • There are simple things you can do to help keep yourself and others healthy.

Source: CDC

Protect Yourself and Others

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Source: CDC

Keep in Touch

How to Contact Us While We Are Closed

  • Librarians are available to provide assistance via email at gro.bilmraf@ecnerefer.cinortcele.
  • Our many digital services remain available 24/7, including e-books and e-audiobooks; streaming TV, movie, and music services; classes and databases; digital newspapers and magazines. Visit our Digital Library page for more details.
  • We created and will continue to update this resource page with information about the COVID-19 virus, how to keep you and your loved ones safe, and educational and cultural resources to help you keep you occupied while you practice social distancing.

Stay Connected

  • Access the Library’s free Wi-Fi Zones in the South parking lot nearest the Library building at the 12 Mile Location and in the North section of the parking lot nearest the Police Station at the Liberty Street location. Signs are posted for network names and passwords.
  • Follow the Library’s social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram.

We Will Miss You!

  • We will let you know when we can reopen! We look forward to opening and serving our patrons again soon!
  • Stay safe, stay healthy, and stay happy!


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